ACI Federal’s


The ACI Federal™ Executive Management Team average well over two decades of GovCon experience and over 100 years of management experience.

Our industry certified, security cleared, and award-winning leadership team, is committed to addressing the needs of all of the stakeholders, striving to achieve a level of quality and operating performance that has significantly exceeded the GovCon industry average.

Our Senior Management is comprised of award-winning individuals with decades of experience, focused on Information Technology, Healthcare, and National Security initiatives. Our Management Team is committed to Equal Opportunity Employment, the hiring of our Veterans, and Section 508 Compliance, making certain all of our employees are challenged, trained, and empowered to grow professionally, while helping our customers meet their unique Information Technology, Healthcare, and National Security challenges.

Our Executive Team

Michael P. McNeal


Mr. Michael McNeal is the President of ACI Federal and is overall responsible for all day-to-day operations and management to achieve profitability and business objectives.

Prior to joining ACI Federal, Michael was appointed Executive Director, Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Office of Strategic Planning and served in that capacity from 2016 -2018. Michael was responsible for coordinating the overall planning efforts of VBA.  He ensured the operational planning supporting future resource decisions and the inputs to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) strategic planning efforts were well integrated among the VBA Lines of Business and Support Staff Offices.

Michael retired from the United States Marine Corps in 2005 after over 25 years of Active-Service. Michael served at many levels in the Marine Corps which culminated in serving as an Occupational Field Sponsor, Headquarters Marine Corps, Quantico, VA.

Michael holds an MBA, complemented by extensive Doctoral work in Conflict Analysis and Resolution. Michael also completed the Senior Executive Strategic Leadership Course, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, November 2017 and the Executive Level Operations Management Course, Center of Excellence in Public Leadership, The George Washington University, February 2017.

Robert Wohlfarth

Senior Vice President of Operations

Robert Wohlfarth is a seasoned executive with over 25 years of experience in Operations, Marketing, and Business Development. He has recently joined ACI Federal, a leading provider of technology and professional services to the federal government, as Senior Vice President of Operations.

In his role, Robert is responsible for overseeing ACI Federal’s sales, marketing and operations and ensuring the delivery of world-class service to the company’s federal, state, and private sector clients. He brings a wealth of experience in creating, building, and leading high-performing business development and marketing teams.

Prior to joining ACI Federal, Robert served in senior sales and marketing leadership roles with companies such as MCI and Robert has founded or co-founded several companies which have gone on to become leaders in their respective spaces.

Robert earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration/IS from Robert Morris University.

Throughout his career, Robert has been recognized for his leadership, strategic thinking, and ability to deliver results. He is a skilled communicator and collaborator, and he is passionate about using his expertise to help organizations succeed.

In his free time, Robert enjoys playing hockey, fishing, and spending time with his family.

Peter Judd

Vice President of Operations

Mr. Peter Judd is the Vice President of Operations at ACI Federal and is responsible for all day-to-day operations and management to achieve profitability and business objectives. Mr. Judd is also responsible for upholding the profitability and values of the organization by leading business operations and business development.

Peter offers an extensive background in executive staff integration, operational leadership, program management, program analysis, administrative operations, and crisis management. He has expert management experience in strategic planning, operations, budget development, information technology, training, human capital management and management of large contracts across the military, federal government, and private sectors.

Before joining ACI Federal, Mr. Judd served as the Director of Business Development and Vice President of Business Development for several defense contracts where he spearheaded the total life cycle of capture and business development functions to attain assigned revenue quota and ensure company growth across all markets. Peter interfaced with key clients in assigned market segment verticals for both government and industry sectors. He utilized consultative business development approaches to identify and address clients’ key business requirements. In 2006, Peter was responsible for directing all joint operations, research, and development for the Joint IED Defeat Organization – Deputy Chief of Staff.

Peter holds an BS in Business Administration from Grantham University.

James D. Verberg (Jim)

Vice President of Finance and Accounting

Mr. Jim Verberg is a finance and accounting professional with over forty years of experience in the field. He has excelled in Controller, Director, or CFO-level roles for both small ($18M) and large companies ($100M+). Throughout Jim’s career, he has been involved in 9 M&A and brings wide-ranging expertise.

Jim was tasked on two separate occasions with leading then-dysfunctional accounting departments to achieve fully GAAP compliant status. This success allowed both companies to dramatically improve their capital/financing situation, garner improved D&B ratings, and achieve clean audits.

Jim is an expert in budgeting/forecasting, financial analysis, cost accounting, treasury management and acquisitions/divestitures. He has also served as an implementation PM for Solomon III and IV PC based software along with Oracle 11i and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 ERP systems. He holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from Lycoming College.

Lisa Stokes

Director of Talent Acquisition

With over 25 years of experience in Human Resources, Operations and Organizational Behavior and Development, Lisa is a seasoned executive who has collaborated with senior-level teams to guide and develop both large corporations and new venture companies in the technology, manufacturing, and service verticals. She joined ACI Federal as the Senior Director, Talent Acquisition to assist in their growth operations for their professional services teams in both the public and private sectors.

In her role, Lisa is not only responsible for developing strategies to attract and capture award winning talent but also ensuring that ACI is operating an environment that will provide best in classes talent to ACI clients. Streamlining processes, becoming a recognized leader in the industry, and providing a work environment that is attractive to talent in the verticals we serve is only a portion of what she does to assist ACI in meeting their organizational goals.

Leading her team by example with dedication and commitment to excellence, Lisa encourages her team to use a consultative approach by getting to know not only their assigned client but also the individual candidates to ensure that the placement is a good fit for all parties. Creating a partnership that is a win-win for both the client and the candidate that will create a long-lasting working relationship.